Defensive Cyber Analyst

Cyber Security
Top Secret/SCI


Colorado Springs

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Telecommute Options:

No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Peraton seeks a Defensive Cyber Analyst to support the Joint Cyber Center (JCC) at USSPACECOM.  Location:  Colorado Springs, CO

In this role, you wil:

  • Analyze and evaluates oftware products and systems
  • Ensure systems comply with requirements and IA standards
  • Support the analysis of system/network cyber warfare attacks, techniques, and procedures
  • Provide analysis support for design reviews to ensure applicability to the current system and requirements traceability
  • Support the production of papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for the government


  • Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD. Will consider HS with 12 years of experience.
  • Monitors, analyzes, and detects cyber events and incidents within information systems and networks under general supervision.
  • Able to provide offensive and defensive targeting analysis to assist in the planning of short-term and long-term analysis.
  • Familiar with intelligence cycle and intelligence doctrine (e.g., DOD Joint Publications).
  • Familiar with  all-source intelligence analysis and production support for cyber threat warnings Able to conduct Indications and Warnings (I&W) activities related to networks, first phase analysis of cyber incidents.
  • IAT Level II certification and/or CSSP Incident Responder or CSSP Analyst certification.
  • DoD TS SCI clearance.


  • Experience with the DoD Risk Management Framework



Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.



Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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